Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena, struck under Sokrates, Dionysodo[...], and Artem[...]
148–147 or 115–114 B.C.
Mint: Attica, Athens
Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 15.87 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right, ornamented with Pegasus and four horse protomes
Reverse: Within olive wreath, owl stands on amphora facing. In field right, Apollo Delios stands holding strung bow and statuettes of three Charities (?) flanked each side by winged griffin.
Inscriptions in Greek above and in field.
From a hoard (MFA 65.62-65.99) found in 1960 at Çesme; 1960: purchased from a Greek dealer on behalf of MFA by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; purchased by MFA from Cornelius C. Vermeule III, February 10, 1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour